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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ098-211600-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE YUKON AND SE ALASKA THROUGH
SATURDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF GALE TO STORM FORCE NORTH AND
EAST WINDS. STRONGEST WINDS AND FREEZING SPRAY OVER NORTHERN
INNER CHANNELS.

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PKZ011-211600-
GLACIER BAY-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-211600-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 50 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-211600-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-211600-
ICY STRAIT-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ022-211600-
CROSS SOUND-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ031-211600-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 65 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-211600-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-211600-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-211600-
FREDERICK SOUND-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ035-211600-
SUMNER STRAIT-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES, GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ036-211600-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
317 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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